Liverpool Sound City has announced that its US edition will take pace on 17 March at the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, New York.
The third New York Sound City will include a conference followed by a live showcase of performances.
The conference is set to feature a daytime programme that will focus on themes including Grime: Ten Years Later, What Brands Want and a roundtable discussion between industry representatives and delegates.
Confirmed speakers include English rapper and grime verteran Skepta, journalist Hattie Collins and directors from leading music and lifestyle agencies, Cornerstone and Frukt.
The live showcase will take place on the same evening at Brooklyn venue The Knitting Factory, with the full line-up expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
Artists have until 31 January to apply by submitting a link to their music.
David Pichilingi, CEO of Sound City, said: “New York Sound City is an extremely exciting extension to the Sound City brand and this year it’s better than ever. We have a great panel of speakers confirmed and will be announcing the full line-up very soon.
“Being part of New York Sound City really is an unparalleled opportunity to get in front of key players in music industry – you’d be performing to an audience that includes heads of labels, publishers, agents, promoters, managers and, of course, potential fans.”
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Posted on: 23/01/14